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Tai’s Trouble

27:26

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Boy genius Tai Poole is struggling with a problem that he can't quite solve: accepting his ailing grandfather's mortality. Sook-Yin and strangers suggest ways they can stay close and offer insight from their own experiences with death and sickness.

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